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Community Health: Education, Prevention and Inspiration

Empowering people to make healthy, respectful and responsible choices.

Tips for Improving Parent/Child Communication

Being open and available to talk about subjects such as sex and sexuality can be challenging. Some common fears that many parents have include not having all the answers, feeling embarrassed, encouraging sexual experimentation, or feeling as though talking doesn't matter. Here are some suggestions about how to address these fears: -If children ask about something unfamiliar, it's okay t...

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Summer is Here!

The solstice heralds the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, the solstice falls on June 21, at 6:51am EDT. The summer solstice is the day with the most hours of sunlight during the whole year. While for many of us summer means fun in the sun with swimming, going to the beach, and barbequing; it's important to make sure you're not getting too much of a good thing....

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The Affordable Healthcare Act: What does it mean for Women's Health…..?

The Affordable Healthcare Act: What does it mean for Women's Health…..? You had to be living under a rock to not have heard all the buzz about the Affordable Care Act and the push for people to sign up before the deadline. While there are many people who are for and against this new healthcare initiative… one thing we can possibly all agree on is that it will help more people...

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Erin's Law

Child sexual abuse is an ugly topic many would rather avoid. The sad truth is that children of every demographic (gender, age, race, ethnic background, socioeconomic status, and family structure) are at risk. 1 There are an estimated thirty-nine million survivors of sexual abuse in the United States; three million of those are children. Those who abuse children are usually...

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